Coconut Curried Tofu with Green Beans and Coconut Rice

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  • Published Jan 2nd
  • Ready In35m
  • Servings1
  • Calories849
This is the no-fuss curry recipe for 'quick and easy' cooks out there. The rice is simple yet sweet and flavorful and the tofu with green beans will satisfy even the pickiest eaters.

Coconut Curried Tofu with Green Beans and Coconut Rice Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Coconut Curried Tofu with Green Beans and Coconut Rice for 1 serving:

  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup coconut milk
  • 1/2 cup uncooked white rice
  • 1/2 teaspoon butter
  • 3 ounces firm tofu, cubed
  • 1 cup fresh green beans, rinsed and trimmed
  • 1/4 teaspoon curry powder
  • 1/4 cup coconut milk

Coconut Curried Tofu with Green Beans and Coconut Rice Cooking Instructions

  • Prep10m
  • Cook25m
  • Ready In35m

To cook Coconut Curried Tofu with Green Beans and Coconut Rice, you need about 10 minutes of preparation time. The time needed to cook this Coconut Curried Tofu with Green Beans and Coconut Rice is about 25 minutes , and you can serve your Coconut Curried Tofu with Green Beans and Coconut Rice within 35 minutes . The following are the steps to cook Coconut Curried Tofu with Green Beans and Coconut Rice easily:

  1. 1 Pour water, 1/2 cup coconut milk, and rice into a small saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat, then reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer until the rice is tender, about 20 minutes.
  2. 2 Meanwhile, melt the butter in a skillet over medium-high heat. Add the tofu and cook until golden-brown on all sides, about 5 minutes. When browned, stir in green beans, curry powder, and 1/4 cup of coconut milk. Simmer until the green beans are tender, then serve over rice.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 849 calories; 46.4 grams of fat; 90.5 grams of carbohydrates; 25.6 grams of protein; 5 milligrams of cholesterol; 63 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Mar 2nd 2010

    I changed the recipe, but it was a great starting point. I used coconut curry marinated tempe cooked first in olive oil. Then I took that out of the pan and added large cut onion pieces and ...

  2. This is a good base recipe, but I had to make a lot of changes. I doubled it, added 2 tablespoons of sugar to the rice and coconut milk, used a tablespoon of butter, sauteed the tofu with th ...

  3. Mar 10th 2009

    Looking at the ingredients to this recipe, it looks like it should be a Thai curry rather than an Indian one. I'm going to try this using green curry paste instead of curry powder, and I be ...

  4. Dec 1st 2008

    I cook a lot of curry and this was awful. I did a lot to dress it up, added peas, corn, chili powder, cumin, cashews, salt/pepper, ect. Nothing could make it good.

  5. Jun 17th 2008

    I really liked this recipe, but agree it needs salt and a little extra curry powder. I added about a tsp of sugar, raisins, and onions too. When I make it again, I will definitely steam the ...

  6. Apr 13th 2008

    This recipe was great once it was tweaked. I was afraid it would be too bland, so I added 1/4 tsp Madras curry powder (in addition to the regular curry powder), 1/4 tsp cumin and 1/4 tsp sa ...

  7. Oct 29th 2007

    A fantastic aroma fills the house during cooking and the taste lives up to the reviews. I added a sweet potato and baby corn for some extra color and nutrients.

  8. Aug 27th 2007

    Very good recipe once it's tweaked. I love coconut and I love spicy food, so I feel I saved the recipe by adding salt, more curry, a little cilantro, and a little cumin to the tofu and beans ...

  9. Jul 18th 2007

    This was very easy to make and really, really delicious. I added some dried basil and garlic salt to the tofu and green beans while they were cooking. Otherwise, no changes were needed - thi ...